April 13, 2012
Competition started Friday at the University of Georgia meet with three field events and four parts of the heptathlon. The meet will conclude tomorrow, and live results will be available here for the Spec Town Invite and here for the heptathlon.
Christina DeLakis provided the biggest highlight for the Golden Gophers today. The freshman recorded the best shot put throw for Minnesota this outdoor season. Her toss of 50 feet, 2 inches (15.29m) ranks eighth in school history. DeLakis finished fourth in the event.
DeAnne Hahn recorded one of her best-ever throws in the hammer, landing a toss of 194-09 (59.36m). For full Spec Towns Invitational results click here.
Jess Herauf and Nicole Murphey both started competition in the Bulldog Heptathlon. For standings, click here.
Tomorrow’s first event will be the javelin at 9:00 a.m. CT. For a full schedule, click here for Spec Towns and here for the heptathlon.
Freshhman Friday: Sam Baer
Get to know Gophers rookie Sam Baer, a distance runner from St. Louis Park, Minn.
Warm-Up Lap: Q&A with Kelli Schmidt
Get to know Gophers redshirt freshman Kelli Schmidt, a distance runner from Wilmette, Ill.
Freshman Friday: Tate Sweeney
Rookie Tate Sweeney shares how she first got into running, her goals for the season, and how she chose Minnesota.